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4 Elements of Great Christian Mentoring

By Timothy Lenko

Christian mentorship makes an enormous difference to the discipleship of youth, emerging adults, and adults. How can we improve our practice of something this influential?

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Why Charles Taylor? Why Briercrest?

By Joy Demoskoff

Briercrest's upcoming conference was inspired by Charles Taylor's scholarship. Dr. Joy Demoskoff explores the intersection of Taylor's ideas and Briercrest's mission.

Why We Need Church in the Digital Age

By Joel Houston

In our age of efficiency and distraction, church takes forever. But that’s exactly why we need it. Joel Houston, PhD, explains why Church should be slow, inefficient, and a little inconvenient—and in that way, completely irreplaceable.

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Briercrest Athletics Camps and Discipleship: An Interview with Elly Blackaby

By Timothy Lenko  (College Blog)

Elly Blackaby, camp director for Women's Volleyball Camp 2021, reflects on highlights and the richness of discipleship in athletics.

Coming to Briercrest to Study Ministry? Here's What You Need to Know!

By William Dmytrow  (College Blog)

Hear a senior Christian Ministry student present 10 'must-knows' for future ministry students.

How to Choose the Right TESOL Program for You

By David Catterick  (College Blog)

TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) is an exciting career path that can open up many different opportunities around the world. But not all TESOL training is equal. Here's how to choose the right TESOL program to reach your goals!

5 Key Time Management Principles for Christian Students

By Erin Gordon  (College Blog)

As followers of Jesus, our time is not our own. So how can Christian students make the most of their God-given time? Read on for 5 key principles from the Director of Student Success at Briercrest College!

Meet our Princi(pal) Mrs. Ike!

By Shayla Alexander  (BCA Blog)

Mrs. Ike is the Principal at Briercrest Christian Academy. During her time at BCA, she has seen God faithfully change lives. Get to know her below:

3 Life Lessons I Learned in Math Class at BCA

By Lilly Matthies  (BCA Blog)

Hear one of our students reflect on her influential Math teacher, how he helped her understand concepts, but also love herself.

Meet a Sr. English Teacher

By Briercrest Staff  (BCA Blog)

Get to know Linda Klippenstein, Sr. English and History teacher at BCA, as she shares her heart for shaping the lives of students beyond graduation.

7 Career-long Skills You'll Gain at Briercrest

By Joshua Rundel  (College Blog)

In the modern job market, the skills required are changing rapidly. Briercrest programs draw from different academic, artistic, and theological areas to form an interdisciplinary education that helps you gain essential career-long skills. Here's how!

Jennifer Woo: Thoughts from the "Front Lines"

By Jennifer Woo

Jennifer Woo, BCA alumna and Psychiatry Resident Doctor, reflects on her experience in the hospital in 2020 and her hope in Christ.

Why a Christian Gap Year will Give You the Spiritual Foundation You're Looking For

By Korey Reimer  (College Blog)

The Kaléo program is a Canadian Christian gap-year program on Vancouver Island focused on leadership, academics, ministry, community, and adventure. Read about the difference a year at Kaléo can make in your walk with God below!

Throughout my adventures this year, I have made some incredible friendships with amazing people who have challenged me to grow in my faith, embrace hope in the future, and break out of my comfort zone.
Loris Tiede (College)